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Packaging: Creativity Vs Functionality

We all know that in the Packaging Industry, all designs must be USEFUL art. That means creativity should never outdo functionality. In other words, the package should serve its purpose which is well..to enclose and protect the product. You might wonder what triggered this blog post. It’s this. This Milk carton is on the list […]

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Featured Designers: Three Bears Design

Northeast Ohio is home to our next group of featured designers, Three Bears Design. The creative and well educated group, with degrees from art and design institutions across the Northwest, enjoy creating all sorts of projects, including illustrated t-shirts, catalogs, show posters, and of course: compact discs. Today, we’re proudly displaying their “Sospiri” project, designed […]

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CD Packaging: Simpsons Movie Soundtrack

The Simpsons has always been a great franchise, and the packaging for their movie soundtrack doesn’t miss a beat. Though unfortunately one aspect of the design comes across as a bit of a tease. The Krispy Kreme Box. Notice the blank space in the middle of the donut. Opening the box, so far so good. […]

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CD Packaging: Beck and 8-Bit

This collaboration album between Beck and 8-bit, a robot gangster rap group (you read that right)  has quite the story behind it. Originally Beck and his  record label, Interscope Records, planned on around 30 independent artists remix Beck’s music. Somehow 8-bit, out of Highland Park, CA, ended up producing the track “Ghettochip Malfunction” almost entirely […]